Historical Events In 1977
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Feb 06 Alain Prieur jumps his motorcycle 65 meter over 16 buses, near Paris on this day in history.
Feb 07 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1977 soyuz 24 launches with 2 cosmonauts
Feb 08 In the year 1977 earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966
Feb 08 In the year 1977 hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced
Feb 09 Denys Amiel, French dramatist/playwright (Le mouton noir), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1977 grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70
Feb 11 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean) in the year 1977.
Feb 11 On this day in history louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74
Feb 11 Off Nova Scotia fisherman catches 20.2 kg lobster off Nova Scotia; the world's heaviest known crustacean in the year 1977.
Feb 13 Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1977 jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77
Feb 13 In the year 1977 pam Higgins wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
Feb 14 In the year 1977 the Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge
Feb 15 In the year 1977 royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto.
Feb 15 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election on this day in history.
Feb 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76
Feb 18 George Harrison releases "True Love" on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1977 the first space shuttle, Enterprise, makes its maiden flight (carried atop a Boeing 747), over the Mojave Desert.
Feb 19 On this day in history fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released
Feb 19 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1977.
Feb 19 Shuttle Enterprise makes first test flight atop a 747 jetliner on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York NY
Feb 22 Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64 in the year 1977.
Feb 24 In the year 1977 president Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights
Feb 25 In the year 1977 oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons
Feb 25 Soyuz 24 returns to Earth in the year 1977.
Feb 26 In the year 1977 bukka White, rocker, dies at 43
Feb 26 First flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747) on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1977 allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47
Feb 27 On this day in history in Toronto, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones rock group is arrested by the RCMP and charged with possession of heroin with intent to traffic and possession of cocaine
Feb 27 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic in the year 1977.
Feb 27 On this day in history keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada